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About Meg Knowles

Meg Knowles is an award winning documentary and experimental video artist who has produced and directed numerous short autobiographical films, as well as documentary videos and art installations exploring the environment and history of Western New York. She was also a longtime Producer and Director for Termite TV Collective’s “Living Documentary” series, a program of experimental and activist media challenging the status quo and providing an alternative to corporate media. Her work has been screened at festivals, galleries and museums including the Museum of Modern Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Anthology Film Archives, Portland PDX Film Festival, the Athens International Film & Video Festival, and the Dallas Video Festival as well as on Free Speech TV and PBS. Meg has a BA in Art History from Vassar College, an MAH in Media Study & Art History from the University at Buffalo and an MFA in Film Media Arts from Temple University. At Buffalo State College, she teaches Documentary/Media Production, Scriptwriting and Visual Communication courses.


Present Associate Professor of Media Production, Communication Department, State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

Curriculum Vitae

Honors and Awards

  • First Place, Experimental Film Category, 34th Athens Film Festival
  • UUP Individual Development Award
  • Provost's Research Incentive Fund
  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service, State University of New York


  • Visual Communication
  • Advanced Documentary Production
  • Writing for Television
  • Basic Media Production
  • Sports Documentary Analysis

Contact Information

221 Bishop Hall
Communication Department
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222


Visual Communication Publications (3)

Selected Screenings (25)